Action Comics (vol. 1) #23 (Apr. 1940):
“Europe at War, Part 2”
by Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster

Action Comics (vol. 1) #23

Title: “Europe at War, Part 2”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Apr. 1940

Publisher: DC
Written by: Jerry Siegel
Art by: Joe Shuster

7 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Superman Superman (Clark Kent) hero
CBR Scale: S Methodist / Kryptonian religion
Kryptonians; Super Friends...  DC 13,409
Lois Lane Lois Lane supporting character
CBR Scale: I Catholic
Raleigh College
[Superman's girlfriend, then wife]
DC 3,859
Lex Luthor Lex Luthor villain scientist
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian (lapsed); Nietzschean atheist
Injustice League; Secret Six...  DC 1,508
General Lupo villain
CBR Scale: M devout follower of Lex Luthor
[first-ever follower of Lex Luthor] DC 1
The Daily Planet The Daily Planet supporting character group
  [Metropolis' leading newspaper] DC 687
unnamed guard
(6-panel cameo)
  [coerced by Lois Lane to help her] DC 1
George Taylor George Taylor
(1-panel cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S religious/ethical
[Clark Kent's first boss] DC 65